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Anaïs Salamon

Head Librarian / Islamic Studies Library

anais.salamon [at] mcgill.ca 514-398-4688

Morrice Hall, Room 109
3485 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0E1


Subjects

  • African Studies
  • Islamic Manuscripts, Codicology, Palaeography History of the Islamic book
  • Islamic Studies
  • Middle East
  • South Asia Studies

Education

Areas of interest

  • Islamic & Middle East Studies librarianship
  • Academic librarianship in the Middle East
  • Islamic rare books & special collections

Professional activities

Editorship

Awards, honours, and fellowships

Selected publications

Atallah, M. & Salamon, A. (2020). Adapting Middle Eastern and Islamic studies librarianship to users’ changing needs. MELA Notes, forthcoming

Salamon, A. (2020). Casey A. Wood’s Islamic manuscripts in the McGill Libraries. In Victoria Dickenson (Ed.), The Eyes have it: Re-appreciation of Casey Wood (1856-1942). McGill-Queens University Press, forthcoming.

Ginouvès, V. Peyssard, J.-C., Richard, A. & Salamon, A. (2019). La sélection d'Aldébaran, Revue des Mondes Musulmans et de la Méditerranée, 145(septembre), 171-176. Retrieved from: https://journals.openedition.org/remmm/12871

Richard, A. & Salamon, A. (2018). La sélection d'Aldébaran, Revue des Mondes Musulmans et de la Méditerranée, 143(octobre). Retrieved from https://journals.openedition.org/remmm/11429

Ginouvès. V. & Salamon, A. (2017). La sélection d'Aldébaran, Revue des Mondes Musulmans et de la Méditerranée, 142(décembre). Retrieved from: https://journals.openedition.org/remmm/10176

Salamon, A. (2016). Academic librarianship and coercion: a case study in the occupied Palestinian Territories. In Amanda Click and Sarah Ramdeen (Eds.), Librarianship and Information Sciences in the Middle-East and North Africa (pp. 62-85). Landsberg : IFLA De Gruyter Saur Verlag. Retrieved from https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/mcgill/detail.action?docID=4595479

Salamon, A. (2015). Middle Eastern Studies Librarians: an ambivalent professional identity. The Journal of Academic Librarianship 41:5(September), 644-652. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2015.06.009

Salamon, A. (2014). McGill’s Islamic lithographed books. In Jillian Tomm and Richard Virr (Eds.), Meetings with Books: Symposium on special collections in the 21st century. With a tribute to Raymond Klibansky & an illustrated survey of McGill Library special collections (pp. 122-123). Montreal, QC: McGill University Library.

Salamon, A. (2014). McGill’s Islamic early printed books. In Jillian Tomm and Richard Virr (Eds.), Meetings with Books: Symposium on special collections in the 21st century. With a tribute to Raymond Klibansky & an illustrated survey of McGill Library special collections (pp. 170-171). Montreal, QC: McGill University Library.

Salamon, A. (2012). Satisfaire un public hétérogène en bibliothèque de recherche. Argus (Montréal, Quebec), 40(3), 35-37.

Selected talks and presentations

Salamon, A. (2019, November 13). Evaluating & improving the Middle East Librarians Association’s Mentorship Program. Paper presented at the Middle East Librarians Association (MELA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Salamon, A. (2018, September 10). An Introduction to the Arts of Bookmaking. Paper presented at the “Islamic Paleography and Codicology Workshop” co-organized by the Institute of Islamic Studies, the McGill Islamic Studies Students Council, and the Islamic Studies Library, Montreal, QC.

Salamon, A. (2017, April 20). Islamic manuscripts: The Ivanov Collection. Paper presented at “The Eyes Have It: An Appreciation of Casey Wood’s Contribution to Ophthalmology, Ornithology & McGill Library” Symposium, McGill Rare Books and Special Collections, Montreal, QC.

Salamon, A. (2016, October 31). Transformer une bibliothèque de recherche en espace public et inclusif. Paper presented at the Congrès des Professionnels de l'Information, Montréal (Canada).

Salamon, A. (2015,  July 9). Le Moyen-Orient en bibliothèque(s) : collecter comment et pour qui ?. Paper presented at the Groupement d’intérêt scientifique (GIS) Moyen-Orient et mondes musulmans, Paris, France.

Salamon, A. (2014, March 14). What is an Islamic Studies Library?. Paper presented at the McGill Institute of Islamic Studies 60th Anniversary workshop “New approaches to World Islamic and Middle East Studies”.

Salamon, A. & Swanick, S. (2013, May 21). The Art of Writing in the Islamic World. Workshop hosted for the PACE (Personal and Cultural Enrichment Program), McGill University School of continuing Studies.

Salamon, A. (2012, June 5). 60 ans au service de la recherche en études islamiques : la bibliothèque d’études islamiques de McGill. Paper presented at the MELCom International (European Association of Middle East Librarians) conference, Paris, France.

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